The table below looks at the statistics for VPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPLS over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual private LAN service (VPLS)
Rank 8 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPLS 9 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 15.52% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 47.37% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
VPLS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 6 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 32.76% 13.33% 24.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 18
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

VPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPLS across the Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

VPLS
Salary Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPLS across the Sussex region.

VPLS Salary Trend in Sussex

VPLS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex region citing VPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPLS.

1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) DHCP
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (100.00%) MPLS
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (55.56%) Back Office
2 5 (55.56%) BT
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (44.44%) Network Design
3 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
3 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
4 1 (11.11%) WLAN
4 1 (11.11%) 3G
4 1 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (11.11%) Riverbed
4 1 (11.11%) 4G

VPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex region citing VPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) DHCP
1 9 (100.00%) MPLS
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
4 1 (11.11%) WLAN
4 1 (11.11%) 4G
4 1 (11.11%) 3G
General
1 5 (55.56%) Back Office
2 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Network Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Consultant
2 5 (55.56%) Technical Consultant
2 5 (55.56%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 5 (55.56%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
3 4 (44.44%) Senior Network Design Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Senior Design Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Design Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Network Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Technical Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) BT
3 1 (11.11%) Riverbed